Rampant violence and corruption are the norm in the mines of the southern Guayana region.
Oil Sands Mining News
Tenova TAKRAF has recently developed a symbiotic niche in the oil sands industry.
The Sanchi collided with a cargo ship about 260km off the coast of Shanghai.
Oil production is seen as topping 11 million b/d in November 2019.
The company's CEO said they are moving closer to their goal of producing 20,000 barrels per day at Orion.
Suncor Energy and Teck Resources Ltd have taken higher stakes in Fort Hills oil sands mine from partner Total SA, resolving a dispute over building costs.
Oil prices are set to close out the year up more than 11 percent, hitting their highest level since 2015. However, the road to higher prices was rocky.
New life was breathed into the Canadian oil sands with a decision by foreign-owned Harvest Operations Corp to commission its BlackGold project south of Fort McMurray.
Venezuelan President Maduro shocked the market in early December when he followed China's 'petro-yuan' futures announcement by making headlines of himself proclaiming a new national cryptocurrency - the 'Petro' - to overcome The West's "financial blockade."
"In Venezuela, we are out of gas. In Venezuela, there is no gas oil. In Venezuela, there are no lube oils."
The institution will stop all lending for oil and gas projects after 2019, with some exceptions.
AXA and three other French investment groups follow the World Bank's lead.
Lender is moving to a carbon-neutral state by offsetting its own greenhouse gas emissions through the purchase of carbon credits starting this year.
Suncor Energy begins regulatory process to add significant low-carbon power with cogeneration at its Oil Sands operations
To remain globally cost and carbon competitive, Suncor took first steps to replace coke-fired boilers with two cogeneration units at Oil Sands Base Plant.
It's expected to help Atlantic Canada offshore production rise 44% to 307,000 bpd by 2024.
Agreement aims at boosting the safety of twin pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge.
Fort McKay and Mikisew Cree First Nations complete purchase of 49% interest in Suncor's East Tank Farm Development
Deal represents the largest business investment to date by a First Nation entity in Canada.
State has approved controversial project but insisted on alternative route, could add further complications.
Canadian heavy crude prices and TransCanada Corp shares slid on Friday, the day after the Keystone pipeline spilled 5,000 barrels of oil in South Dakota as officials in Nebraska mulled whether to approve another pipeline proposed by the company.
Suncor Energy Inc. says it will spend between $4.5 billion and $5 billion in 2018 to deliver average upstream production of about 760,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.
Steve Williams, chief executive officer at Suncor, today announced the appointment of Mark Little, currently president, Upstream, as chief operating officer (COO).
New reports highlighting the environmental dangers posed by mineral exploitation at the Mining Arch have emerged, as Venezuelan officials try to convince Alrosa to invest in the project.
Suncor and PetroNor today announced the purchase by Suncor of a 41% equity interest in PetroNor, a petroleum products distributor across the James Bay and Abitibi-Témiscamingue regions of Quebec.
Aggregate market cap of the top 100 junior mining companies was up 7% to $12.2 billion, a level not seen since 2010, but the group significantly underperformed the Venture Exchange as a whole.
The acquisition spree that returned much of Alberta’s oil sands to Canadian hands is so far working out as the buyers projected, with results at Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. and Cenovus Energy Inc. beating expectations on the back of higher output and lower costs.